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Education
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1981
  • Tulane University, B.A., 1978, International Relations and French
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 1985
  • Louisiana, 1981
  • United States District Court Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas
  • United States District Court Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana
Languages
  • French
Marilyn S. Cayce
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Partner
MCayce@thompsoncoe.com
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Houston
One Riverway
Suite 1400
Houston, Texas 77056
713-403-8215 direct  |  713-403-8299 fax
Assistant:
Alisa Vedenina
713-403-8376 direct
avedenina@thompsoncoe.com
Overview

Marilyn Cayce is an experienced litigator with over thirty years of commercial and general civil litigation experience, focusing her practice on insurance defense, complex litigation matters, e-discovery, pharmaceutical, health care, tobacco, condemnation, products liability, maritime, personal injury, deep water offshore contribution and indemnity claims as well as first party insurance claims.

Representative Experience
  • Insurance litigation including trials and mass case docket management/MDLs
  • Coordinating counsel in nationwide tobacco litigation involving million plus documents, e-discovery, and management of 20 + contract attorneys
  • Refinery explosion mass tort litigation
  • Manage two million document polybutylene plumbing fraud and product liability national litigation against major chemical company
  • Major U.S. car rental company franchisee litigation involving nationwide discovery
  • Mass tort and products liability dockets
  • Coordinate discovery and communication between pipeline joint defense group in litigation with multiple municipalities over franchise issues
  • Manage discovery in billion-dollar trade secret and patent infringement action from inception through trial
  • Defense of health care providers through mediation and trial
  • Condemnation, contract and real estate litigation
Professional and Community Activities
  • Board of Governors - The Houston Club, present
  • Phi Gamma Delta Mom’s Club President, present
  • Houston Yacht Club Trustee, 2008-2010
  • Strake Jesuit College Preparatory Auction Committee, 2005-2013
Professional Recognition

“AV” Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell™